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The Board plays a critical role in the Foundation’s direction and the fulfillment of its objects which are: a) to fund scientific research into canine health issues and b) to promote knowledge and understanding of the benefits which dogs bring to Canadian society.
Individuals considering this role should be prepared to commit the time required to participate in monthly teleconferences, the annual general meeting, as well as the time to execute various assigned tasks to help develop the organization.
The individual should be comfortable operating as part of a team, working toward a common goal to ensure the success of the Foundation. A background in law, accounting, marketing, communications, fund-raising, scientific research, website and donor management are examples of the skills being sought on this board. Past experience with a charitable foundation is an asset. Your role as a director will be to maintain a strong network, dedicated to the mission of carrying out the objects of the Foundation. Board members will be asked to donate their time and energy and will not be paid or reimbursed for their work however, their dedication and contribution will support a great cause.
If you have questions or are interested in being considered for a position on the Board, please provide your name and a brief outline of your experience and, what attributes and skills you bring that will assist you in this philanthropic role. Please send your submission by December 11, 2015 to the CKC Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or to the attention of The CKC Foundation 200 Ronson Drive, Suite 402, Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 5Z9.